Tiltfactor

Professor Flanagan named one of 30 inaugural fellows

Professor Mary Flanagan has been named one of 30 inaugural fellows of the Higher Education Video Game Alliance.  The HEVGA fellows program recognizes senior scholars in the games field who have made significant contributions in design, theory, or research.  Read more about Professor Flanagan and this honor in Dartmouth News 

Tiltfactor to hold Open House

Dartmouth's game design and research lab invites the community to visit their space and play games created at Tiltfactor: web games, card games- even room escape games!  Tiltfactor will also debut their two new crowdsourcing projects: Crowded Dungeon and r-kive.  

The event will be from 4:30 to 6:30 PM on Wednesday, November 9th in Room 246, Black Family Visual Arts Center.

Email or call with any questions about the event: contact@tiltfactor.org / 603-646-1007

Tiltfactor Lab research publication trumpeted in press

"A psychologically “embedded” approach to designing games for prosocial causes", by Professors Mary Flanagan and Geoff Kaufman and published in Cyberpsychology, the Journal of Psychosocial Research on Cyberspace, was covered by Fast Company, Huffington Post and Vocativ. The articles explore the games Awkward Moment and Buffalo: The Name-Dropping Game, created in Professor Flanagan's Tiltfactor Lab, that deal with gender and racial stereotypes.

Tiltfactor Labs "RePlay Health" game explores public health preconceptions

"The role-playing game RePlay Health uses physical challenges to get players to think about how environmental and economic factors, among others, can affect individual health." Read (and hear) more at NHPR

Professor Flanagan's new game challenges traditional stereotypes

"Monarch", a new board game developed by Professor Mary Flanagan and the Tiltfactor research lab, features sisters maneuvering to become queen.  Read more about this exciting new game (and the Kickstarter campaign still in progress) in this Dartmouth Now article